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  • Member since
    September, 2006
  • From: Dripping Springs, TX, USA
M60-A-Thon
Posted by RBaer on Thursday, December 28, 2017 12:07 PM

I started out to build the Academy Magach 6B-Gal/Batash, and it quickly became a quest to use up all the M60 parts kits, AM and other bits I've been accumulating over the years. I'll post detailed pics when I get back home, but for now, here's a teaser:

 IMG_0601 by Russel Baer, on Flickr

I kind of threw my "one kit at a time" resolution out the window.

Apprentice rivet counter.

  • Member since
    May, 2009
  • From: Poland
Posted by Pawel on Thursday, December 28, 2017 1:50 PM

Dang, that kinda looks like a production line - Rock Island Arsenal or something like that!

You don't happen to know any interior kits for that, do you?

I'm kinda stuck with my CEV, remember?

Good luck with your build and have a nice day

PaweĊ‚

All comments and critique welcomed. Thanks for your honest opinions!

www.vietnam.net.pl

  • Member since
    December, 2002
  • From: Fort Knox
Posted by Rob Gronovius on Thursday, December 28, 2017 2:44 PM

Reminds me of my days in Germany when fellow lieutenants wanted me to build them a model of their tank. I'd have several Tamiya and Esci M60s going at once.

  • Member since
    January, 2015
  • From: Lacey, WA.
Posted by M. Brindos on Thursday, December 28, 2017 4:15 PM

One at a time..... not anymore lol.

Those are Tamiya and Academy kits I assume? The AFV Club kit is loaded with details, but they went nuts with the casting texture as I'm sure you know. Just had a peek at a Takom kit a week ago and they nailed it. Let's hope they make some U.S. M-60's soon. :)

As always, I'll be lurking the heck out of your build logs. ;)

- Mike Brindos

Figure Painting Moderator -- Genessis-Models

  • Member since
    November, 2009
  • From: SW Virginia
Posted by Gamera on Thursday, December 28, 2017 6:05 PM

Looking forward to more work on these!

Got a couple M60s myself and maybe you'll motivate to get off my bum and finish them.

"Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children that dragons can be killed." -G.K. Chesterton

 

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